About Don Philabaum

Love to find ways to use technology help more grads and alumni develop successful career strategies.

Performance Based Funding – What Your Career Center Needs to Know!

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States adopting funding programs  to encourage universities to graduate MORE students!   This is a good news article.  Your career center is about to become the most popular department on campus! While the primary focus of this article is for … Continue reading

3 Reasons to Start a Campus Career Club

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Campus career clubs will give you more resources, engage more students and raise the awareness of careers on campus.   How many clubs do you have on campus?  It’s not unusual for a campus to have anywhere from 30 to … Continue reading

University of Phoenix Builds College Culture Around Career Exploration & Management

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Revolutionary new career services model will have all 4,000 colleges in the United States, if not all 14,000 colleges worldwide, scrambling to catch up! In my book, The Unemployed Grad, And What Parents Can Do About It, I examined why … Continue reading

Do Careers Get Enough Focus On Your Campus?

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Mandatory participation in groups and activities prevent students from investing time in career planning and management In doing research for my book The Employed Grad, Skills, Knowledge and Information Your Grad Will Need to Get a Job, I spent some time explaining … Continue reading

It Takes a Campus to Build a Successful Career!

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Virtual village of volunteer career support increases retention, graduation rate, and payback of college loans! Some people say, Hillary Clinton’s 1994 book, It Takes a Village, got its name from an African proverb; “It takes a village to raise a … Continue reading